Camille Bourke, Arendt & Medernach

Camille Bourke Camille Bourke is a Partner in the Private Equity & Real Estate practice of Arendt & Medernach. Head of the London office of the firm, she specialises in the formation of alternative investment funds (AIFs) and also advises on private equity transactions. Camille worked at our Luxembourg and Brussels offices and founded the London office in 2007 where she is now the resident partner. Prior to joining Arendt & Medernach, Camille practiced in the New York office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher. She has been a member of the New York Bar since 2001, the Paris Bar since 2004 and has been admitted by the Luxembourg Bar to practice in Luxembourg under her French professional title. She has been President of the Harvard Law School Association of the UK since 2019. Camille Bourke holds a degree in business law from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas as well as a Master's degree (LL.M.) from Harvard University.
09.05-09.50

CEO Panel

CEOs and Senior leadership executives from large asset managers, look into the future of Asset Management over the next decade, and identify the key themes influencing strategy.


09.50-10.30

Final Countdown... Is “Europe” ready to handle Financial Services post Brexit?

  • How will the UK industry evolve in this new third country environment?
  • Is equivalence the way forward?
  • Direction of travel at EU level (Commission consultation on AIFMD)
  • Topical and practical issues (delegation, marketing…)

10.45-11.25

Let’s hear it from the Regulators

There is never a quiet moment for the Regulators. We hear what is on their current agenda, and how they are preparing for the next decade, in the context of where the industry they regulate may be heading.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 1: Evolution of the Custody model and how it transforms the Luxembourg service proposition

The traditional industrial scale custody & fund administration model is under increasing threat from new technology, evolving asset classes and demanding clients, with new, more agile entrants encroaching their territory. Hear the CEOs from four of the larger players on how their global strategy and proposition is adapting in response to these new competitors, and how this transforms the service proposition for clients with Luxembourg domiciled investment needs.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 2: Product evolution

The session will focus on interesting innovation in product design on the liquid side. What is the Luxembourg industry doing to foster product evolution and make best and innovative use of the toolbox in terms of products and structures it is given?


11.30-12.30

Workshop 3: Sustainable finance

Hear from our three distinguished expert speakers – impact activist, impact investor and EIB expert – who will share their insights and experiences as practitioners. The shift towards more sustainability is the most important and biggest change in recent years with far-reaching strategic consequences for the asset management industry globally.


11.30-12.30

Workshop 4: Private Assets

Real Assets is booming! An unprecedent growing demand for alternative asset classes delivering yield has fueled the launch of new products and schemes in the Real Assets space. As a result, innovation in terms of products is at full speed responding to the hunger for diversification but also the need for integrated ESG or active impact. So where are Real Assets heading?